2 Disruptive Trends: Open Source & SaaS

Last night, I attended the SDForum Business Intelligence SIG. The guest speaker was Barry Klawans, CTO of JasperSoft who spoke on 2 Disruptive Trends: Open Source & SaaS. From Barry's talk I learned: The advantages vs. disadvantages of SaaS (Software as a Service) The similarities between SaaS and Open Source [...]

By |2007-03-08T17:38:04-08:00February 21st, 2007|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What’s Your Passion?

Don't forget the dream to change the world that got you started: your passion is an important element of craftsmanship and a commitment to excellence. What's Your Passion? Recently, I chatted with a well-established consultant–she’s been working for more than a decade. She was having trouble developing a short elevator [...]

By |2016-10-25T23:28:24-08:00February 15th, 2007|Consulting Business, Startups|2 Comments

9 From Greg Knauss’ “An Entirely Other Day”

Greg Knauss wrote "An Entirely Other Day" sporadically from 1994 to 2006 (with five year or so gap between 2001 and 2006 and who knows, he may start up again). It's experiential blogging at its finest, with some sharp observations--some introspective--of work, marriage, children, illness, aging, and death. Experiential Blogging [...]

By |2014-09-01T15:50:33-08:00February 14th, 2007|Blogging|4 Comments

Pixar’s Ed Catmull Highlights Value of Post Mortems

The Annual Stanford Entrepreneurship Conference featured Ed Catmull, co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios, as its keynote speaker. Ed gave a great presentation on lessons learned from structurally organizing a company for effective communication across its departments. In the beginning, Ed believed they had created a very strong culture at Pixar. [...]

By |2007-02-26T22:43:48-08:00February 1st, 2007|Events, Rules of Thumb|0 Comments
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